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Business Consultant/Analyst Specialist, Diversity Small Business Growth & Entrepreneurship Program Lead

Location Oakland, California Job Number 996785 Date posted 10/04/2021
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Description:

Kaiser Permanente's economic opportunity strategy seeks to overcome income disparities and racial wealth gaps in Kaiser Permanente communities through investments in quality education and employment, small business growth, and individual financial resilience. Our strategy is implemented through community-based partnerships, Kaiser Permanente business policies and operations, and interventions with our Kaiser Permanente members and patients. In June 2020, our organizational leadership announced a commitment to support racial equity and economic opportunity, including a significant investment in small business growth and entrepreneurs of color. The Diverse Business Growth Program Lead will serve as the overall manager for this commitment including strategy development; internal and external relationship management; performance monitoring and reporting; communications; and related grantmaking.  




Business Consulting: Includes analysis/evaluation of business and/or system process and functional requirements, development of business cases, client support during system development and implementation, development and maintenance of service level agreements. Develops relationships with upstream and downstream business partners. Develops/maintains and changes business processes, and understands the business processes of assigned partners and how they relate to our functional areas. Develops and recommends changes to business processes.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields.

  • Uses professional concepts in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways.

  • This job is the fully-qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

  • Demonstrates functional area business processes and assigned and thoroughly understands cross-functional areas.

  • Directs the analysis of enterprise-wide or very complex client needs in project areas such as new/existing business operating models, innovative approaches to solutions support, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment.

  • Directs the development of comprehensive and strategic business cases with cost/benefit dimensions of proposed projects that are used at management and executive levels for funding and scope decisions.

  • Accountable for tracking and/or monitor and report for senior mgmt the results of actualization of benefits.

  • Directs/conducts the analysis of current business processes and functional requirements.

  • Prepares appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information.

  • May develop project plans.

  • Identifies and coordinates within other project managers and implements schedule deadlines as appropriate.

  • Manages common resource demands.

  • Provides on-going project management and status reporting at all levels.

  • Provides advice and input into the project plan.




Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience, to include a minimum three (3) years in a consulting role.

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a relevant environment such as a healthcare environment.



Education



  • Bachelor's degree in business/health care administration or related discipline OR four (4) years additional relevant experience.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.



License, Certification, Registration



  • N/A





Additional Requirements:



  • Influences multiple cross-functional and/or multiple cross divisional task forces to identify and document functional requirements, workflow, information sources and system/process specifications.

  • May establish cross-functional task forces.

  • Thorough knowledge of platforms of the assigned functional areas and multiple cross functionally based on assignment.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.





Preferred Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree in health care administration or related discipline preferred.

  • Certification or advanced qualification by third party association that matches the function or field applicable to the business discipline (such as AHIP or HIAA) preferred.

  • Certification by professional society or industry group such as AHIP or HIAA preferred.

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent MS Office suite skills

  • Grant management / philanthropy / contributions experience

  • Experience / exposure to relevant subject matter such as community development, economic development, racial equity, and small business growth



Notes:




  • Can be telecommuter, or other KP site



Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway Additional Locations:

Atlanta
Baltimore
Burbank
Denver
Fresno
Ontario
Portland
Sacramento
San Diego
Seattle
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Po/Ho Corp - PO Community Benefits - 0308 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.